Camille Pissarro was a Danish-French Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist painter born on the island of St Thomas. His importance resides in his contributions to both Impressionism and Post-Impressionism.
Born: July 10, 1830, Charlotte Amalie, United States Virgin Islands
Died: November 13, 1903, Paris, France
On view: National Gallery of Art East Building, Israel Museum, MORE
Periods: Impressionism, Modern art, Realism, Pointillism, Post-Impressionism, Neo-impressionism, Academic art
Parents: Rachel Petit Pissarro, Frederick Pissarro
Children: Lucien Pissarro, Ludovic Rodo Pissarro,
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.
Everything is beautiful, all that matters is to be able to interpret.
God takes care of imbeciles, little children and artists.